Musical coincidences # 402

July 15, 2013

I befriended a chappy called Wim Oudijk on Facebook this morning (Hi, Wim!), and he told me about his album, I’ve Had My Fun, Now It’s Your Turn.

That title reminded me of…

But that’s not the coincidence.

One of the songs on Wim’s album is “The Penny Has Dropped“, which has this tune in it:

Wim Oudijk – “The Penny has Dropped (2011) (excerpt)

If you slow that right down, I reckon you’d have something a little like…

Roger Whittaker – “The Last Farewell (1971) (excerpt)

Here are the full versions:

Wim Oudijk – “The Penny has Dropped (2011)

Roger Whittaker – “The Last Farewell (1971)

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